Thousands of Trump supporters line up around the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden, WA
Thousands of Trump supporters line up around the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden, WA Alex Garland

A few thousand people rallied in Lynden, WA to see Donald Trump speak yesterday, but as the small outdoor arena filled with supporters, those waiting to get in were met by several hundred protestors, who lined up across from the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds.

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As the sun beat down, the line to see Donald Trump grew longer. So did the line of protestors, holding signs and banners. State troopers in riot gear stood on the line that ran down the middle of the aptly named Kok St., preventing demonstrators from interacting with each other.

Some protestors chanted "Black Lives Matter" and "Si Se Puede" as a few across the street, waiting for Trump, yelled "Go Home!" and "Get a job." Three protestors were arrested while blocking a road in an attempt to prevent Trump from arriving, but the protest's main occupation was peaceful. The worst things hurled across the street were insults.

A line of State Trooper riot police walk the center line to prevent demonstrators from interacting.
A line of State Trooper riot police walk the center line to prevent demonstrators from interacting. Alex Garland

A demonstrator holds a cutout of an interpretation of Jesus while protesting Donald Trump in Lynden, Washington
A demonstrator holds a cutout of an interpretation of Jesus while protesting Donald Trump in Lynden, Washington. Alex Garland

Protestors line the streets outside the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds to protest a speech by Donald Trump.
Protestors line the streets outside the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds to protest a speech by Donald Trump. Alex Garland

The protest agaisnt Donald Trump includes signs on womens reproductive rights.
The protest against Donald Trump includes signs on women's reproductive rights. Alex Garland

Protestors hold a banner across the street from Trump supporters lined up to see Trump speak in Lynden, Washington.
Protestors hold a banner across the street from Trump supporters lined up to see Trump speak. Alex Garland

There is no proof that Trump actually eats children. There is also no proof he does not.
There is no proof that Trump actually eats children. There is also no proof he does not. Alex Garland

Some protestors carried works of art with them to protest the arrival and subsequent speech by Donald Trump in Lynden, Washington.
Some protestors carried works of art with them to protest the arrival and subsequent speech by Donald Trump. Alex Garland

Lines of demonstrators form to protest Donald Trumps arrival in Lynden, Washington
Lines of demonstrators form to protest Donald Trump's arrival in Lynden. Alex Garland

A protestor pushes the boundry of the police line while shouting at Trump supporters in Lynden, WA
A protestor pushes the boundary of the police line while shouting at Trump supporters. Alex Garland

A demonstrator protests racisim on traditionally indigenous, Coast Salish land.
A demonstrator protests racism on traditionally indigenous, Coast Salish land. Alex Garland

A demonstrator protests for Latina/o lives at a protest of Donald Trump in Lynden, Washington.
A demonstrator protests for Latina/o lives. Alex Garland

State Troopers form a line around a back entrance to the Northwest Washington Fairground as protestors line the streets at a demonstration against Donald Trump
State Troopers form a line around a back entrance to the Northwest Washington Fairground as protestors line the streets at a demonstration against Donald Trump. Alex Garland

People in the neighborhood climb to their roofs to witness the spectacle of a Trump rally and protest.
People in the neighborhood climb to their roofs to witness the spectacle of a Trump rally and protest. Alex Garland

A Trump supporter explains his views as a truck rolls past with Trumps name on the side during a rally in Lynden, WA.
A Trump supporter explains his views as a truck rolls past with Trump's name on the side. Alex Garland

A protestor holds her sign as she waits to enter the arena at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden, WA.
A protestor holds her sign as she waits to enter the arena. Alex Garland

Trump supporters pose with their self designed, pro-Trump shirts during a rally in Lynden, WA.
Trump supporters pose with their self designed, pro-Trump shirts. Alex Garland

Pro-Trump supporters wave a confederate flag at the protestors as they drive by during a rally in Lynden, WA.
Pro-Trump supporters wave a confederate flag at the protestors as they drive by. Alex Garland

A Trump supporter holds his shirt featuring Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during a rally in Lynden, WA.
A Trump supporter holds his shirt, featuring Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Alex Garland

Trump supporters yell at protestors during a Donald Trump rally in Lynden, WA
Trump supporters yell at protestors. Alex Garland

A Trump fan watches the protestors at the fairgrounds after listening to Donald Trump.
A Trump fan watches the protestors at the fairgrounds after listening to Donald Trump. Alex Garland

Some of the Silent Majority make their voices heard at a Trump rally in Lynden, WA.
Some of the "Silent Majority" make their voices heard at a Trump rally. Alex Garland

Trump supporters leave the Northwest Washington fairgrounds after hearing Donald Trump speak in far Northern Washington.
Trump supporters leave the Northwest Washington fairgrounds after hearing Donald Trump speak in Northern Washington. Alex Garland

More of Trumps silent majority use their voices to break the silence while shouting at protestors at they leave a Donald Trump rally in Lynden WA.
More of Trump's "silent majority" using their voices to break the silence while shouting at protestors at they leave the rally. Alex Garland

A protestor with a Free Hugs sign embraces Trump supporters as they meet in the middle of the road during a Trump rally in Lynden, WA.
A protestor with a "Free Hugs" sign embraces Trump supporters as they meet in the middle of the road. Alex Garland